- As a cereal, maize is used as ingredient in food preparation; it is feed for poultry and livestock.
- It is feedstock for biofuel (ethanol).
- It is used as raw material in distilleries.
- It is also used for starch production because of its high starch content (60%).
Discuss: These 4 points are picked up from a Hindu Businessline article. And in 2014, UPSC tested on 3 of these 4 statements.
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